Timeline of the war in Afghanistan

Published On: Jun 18 2013 11:36:52 AM CDT   Updated On: May 27 2014 12:41:07 PM CDT

President Obama now wants to keep 10,000 troops in Afghanistan through 2016. Here's a look back at the longest conflict in U.S. history.

Attack In Jalalabad, Afghanistan
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Parwiz Parwiz / Reuters

July 2006 -- Violence surges in Afghanistan, with intense fighting erupting in the south and a rise in suicide attacks and remote-detonated bombs.

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